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NIMS: National Incident Management System

On April 4, 2005, the lieutenant governor and the Nebraska Homeland Security Policy Group approved the use of baseline requirements for NIMS Training and the NIMS Implementation Plan as the initial requirements for basic NIMS Certification.

This is the official NIMS website for the State of Nebraska. NIMS questions can be directed to Dave Reisen at 402-471-7177.

NIMS Documents

NIMS Document
Click here for the NIMS document that was first published in March 2004, and then updated in December 2008, by the Department of Homeland Security.

Executive Order
Click here for executive order #05-02, written by Governor Heineman on March 4, 2004 directing Nebraska to comply with NIMS.

Lieutenant Governor's Letter
NIMS compliance letter.

NIMS Guide for County Officials
Click here to download a comprehensive NIMS guide, to educate county officials.

See the course description and classroom materials for Introduction to Incident Command System, ICS-100.

This course introduces and overviews the National Incident Management System (NIMS). See the course description and classroom materials for IS-700.

See the course description and classroom materials for IS-200.b - ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents.

NIMS Implementation Plan
Download NEMA's NIMS Implementation plan. The Implementation Plan outlines who NEMA will comply with NIMS. State agencies and local jurisdictions are being asked to develop an Implementation Plan, see NIMS Template.

Implementation and Compliance Guidance by Fiscal Year

NIMS Template
NIMS Implementation Plan Template. Download this PDF document as a guide when developing your own NIMS Implementation Plan. It can also be saved and opened in Microsoft Word for data entry.